Fred Addington: About the Author
Principal of Corrosion Technology, Pinnacle

Fred Addington

With more than 27 years in the industry, Fred Addington serves in the role of Principal of Corrosion Technology at Pinnacle. As Pinnacle’s foremost corrosion subject matter expert, Fred is responsible for training, advising, and disseminating technical knowledge to Pinnacle’s project teams and developing efficient management processes so team members can deliver quality services and solutions to customers. Fred’s expertise includes his understanding of various processes and equipment in the area of corrosion control and material selection in the upstream and downstream oil and gas, water, and petrochemical industries. He has published papers on topics such as high-temperature sulfur corrosion, amine unit corrosion on stainless steel, and the application of hydrogen permeation in corrosion monitoring. Specifically, his knowledge includes corrosion and metallurgical analysis, corrosion control and monitoring, material selection, hydrogen permeation technology, and mechanical integrity. Fred earned his Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso after serving in the United States Navy.

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